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Our -- and you challenge to the president's health care lies coming this week Republican lawmakers have introduced a pair of bills.
That would delay both the employer.
And the individual mandates the president has asked for the employer -- already and a house is planning to vote on this as early as Wednesday were told.
I'm joined now by Indiana Republican -- young he's cosponsor outlined these -- and he joins me now congressman.
So how do expect this to go out on Wednesday.
Well we're gonna bring -- -- And -- a series of bills so for the house one which will essentially sanction.
Give congressional sanction.
To the action the administration -- already taken which is -- and had to delay the employer mandate.
The employer mandate so war call is that mandate that those importers who employ fifty or more employees.
For thirty or more hours.
Each that each of them provide health insurance to their employees -- had some unintended consequences.
48% of small businesses indicate that.
It's caused a decline in the number of employees their hiring and it's hurting business.
It's caused a lot of hourly workers -- -- and the number of our worse the working and being moved down to blow thirty hours.
And it and so what we wanna do is is say is as Republicans and hopefully -- the Democrats will agree that.
We do in fact need to delay the employer mandate however.
Another bill one that I -- third and -- also vote on.
Is is something that will delay the individual mandate for a year as well we happen to believe.
Police -- on the Republican side hopefully there'll be many Democrats -- -- that if you're offering relief to big businesses and labor unions.
You ought to afford the same sort of -- high tax relief to individual her working Americans.
Yet they kind of say to those who say look the house is voted -- 35 times since 2011.
To do I delay or to repeal Obama care that -- what happens it gets over to the other side and and its debt nothing nothing happened so is this exercise.
Worth it or would it be better to start you know coming up with say a GOP alternative to Obama care.
That could be voted and -- and -- I know I a couple of folks in that congress are already working on that.
Well that's right we haven't -- a house doctors caucus which has been working for years.
When he comprehensive patient centered market based sort of reform.
That will actually reduce the cost of health insurance in this country and in -- in the process make health insurance affordable.
To millions millions of Americans and so that's done in a fiscally responsible way.
And the Ways and Means Committee which I sit on we've been working on some other proposals the chair many similarities to what's being done by the doctors caucus and on the energy and commerce committee.
They're similar work being -- were working very hard.
To put together.
I comprehensive package shows of different bills they can help actually control health care cost no unfortunately.
That's not what obamacare or or the Affordable Care Act does.
The individual mandate sort of super structure.
Of Obama -- is incredibly unpopular.
13% of Americans actually support the individual mandate.
So this -- this is why we're delaying it -- clearly the administration recognizes that obamacare is not ready for prime time.
And we so we think there ought to be a delay and not just the employer mandate -- but also the individual mandate that impacts.
All right congressman thank you very much we'll see out of logos on Wednesday we know the unions there.
Coming out in complaining about some of the aspects of this as well which is interest in this week congressman -- young thank you very much.
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